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VC Partner @ Area 120 (Google) in New York City, NY

Minimum qualifications:
BA/BS degree in a technical, scientific or business field or equivalent practical experience. 
5 years of experience on a startup founding team, as a startup investor and/or with venture capital communities. 
Experience mentoring or advising teams. 
Experience in the diversity, equity and inclusion space. 

Preferred qualifications:
Experience building culture in a high growth environment. 

Experience identifying, evaluating, and valuing acquisition and strategic investment opportunities. 

Project or program management, including setting up and executing projects and operational processes. 

Deep understanding of the tech world and insights into upcoming opportunities. 

Quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, including evaluating business performance. 
About the job 
Area 120 is a startup incubator inside Google. We invest in small, diverse teams of entrepreneurial Googlers that spend 100% of their time building new Google products and services from scratch. Over time these projects may grow to have significant global impact for Google and our users. 

We source ideas and teams through both a regular bottom-up application process inside Google and through partner-led approaches both internal and external to Google. Successful teams continue in the program until they have generated sufficient value to graduate back to Google. 

As an Area 120 Partner, you will be responsible for providing ongoing leadership in Area 120. This includes identifying investment leads and advising teams on how to succeed within Google. You will also work with the Partnership to run an incubator, including defining and embodying the culture of Area 120, working with cross-functional partners to access the best of Google, and pushing to make it easier to operate like a startup within Google. 
Area 120 is a workshop for Google’s experimental products. One in which entrepreneurial Googlers can explore, build, and grow new businesses that have meaningful impact on the world. Responsibilities 

Understand the primary drivers of a variety of businesses, identify upside, and diagnose potential pitfalls. 

Assess, influence, and garner trust from top talent and co-founders. 

Listen to and interact effectively with team members and people across Google from various functions and cultural backgrounds. 

Be flexible, resourceful, high integrity in your work ethic, and enjoy working in a small team under constraints. 

Be entrepreneurial, hands-on and have a problem solving attitude suited for working in startup environments. 

 

If interseted, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

February 25, 2019 at 3:17 pm